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04 Mar 15
Researchers win €5.2m to develop high-bandwidth, thermally intelligent circuits

‘Thermally Integrated Smart Photonics Systems’ project to enable next-generation photonic devices to support global bandwidth growth.

03 Mar 15
ELI pump laser installed at Lawrence Livermore

Engineers from Northrop Grumman’s Cutting Edge Optronics subsidiary helped install injection-seeded laser.

25 Feb 15
Quantum imaging center opens in Glasgow

Business-focused QuantIC hub funded by UK government for next five years.

24 Feb 15
EUV bet settled as source powers climb

Technology advances revealed at SPIE Advanced Lithography conference; students to benefit from the resolution of a long-standing bet.

19 Feb 15
Capasso lab advance suggests industry role for flat photonics

Flat lens from Harvard physicists turns 'normal' optics on its head with the help of metasurfaces.

18 Feb 15
Multi-spectral probe promises new view of Fallopian tubes

Arizona development team seeks industrial partner to take multi-purpose imaging device for cancer screening to market.

16 Feb 15
Four translational research winners in BiOS competition

Lunchtime forum at Photonics West rewards four research projects with high clinical potential.

16 Feb 15
Lens-free microscope images cardiac cell contractions

Phase-contrast imaging looks useful for screening new drugs for their cardiac effects.

06 Feb 15
Silicon photonics to spot heart disease

Horizon 2020-baacked project will use integrated photonics to measure stiffness of arteries.

04 Feb 15
Optical technique captures real-time diagnostic 3-D images

Scientists at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid explain diverse processes, from insect development to verifying biopsies.

04 Feb 15
Manchester team makes graphene-based LED

Team led by Novoselov creates light sources, engineered on an atomic level.

28 Jan 15
Graphene enables electrical control of output from light emitters

First signatures of graphene plasmons at telecommunication wavelengths, around 1.5μm, revealed in project supported by Europe’s Graphene Flagship.

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